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Up to the minute current grant news from foundations and the federal government from around the Web.

Danbury Children First Gets Community Foundation Grant
Foundation: Fairfield County Community Foundation

Danbury Children First, a nonprofit organization that promotes parental and community involvement in education has just received a grant for $15,000. The grant from the Fairfield County Community...more
Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta Prepares for Random Act of Kindness Day

The Community Foundation of Northwestern Alberta has picked November 1st as Random Act of Kindness day. Foundation CEO Tracey Vavrek says that the organization is gearing up this year to focus...more
Program to boost chances for Rock County residents exiting prison

The Rock County Valley Community will be receiving a 2.11 million grant from the federal government to assist in the after-care of people who have been incarcerated from their prisons. The services...more
Los Gatos Community Foundation is Now Accepting Grant Applications

The Los Gatos Community Foundation is now open to grant applicant submissions from West Valley nonprofit organizations. The applicants may view the application guidelines which are found at the...more
Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Supports Online Education
Foundation: Gates Foundation

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has recently announced that they are going to be investing $9 million into programs such as the MyCollege Foundation and The MITx Project, among others. The...more
Gisele BŁndchen: Philanthropic Supermodel

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has recently announced that they are going to be investing $9 million into programs such as the MyCollege Foundation and The MITx Project, among others. The...more
Hartford Foundation Refocuses on Education
Foundation: Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Main Street Community Foundation

With education and workforce readiness gap widening in the Hartford region, Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has a strategic plan entitled Accelerate Success. Cyrus Driver, vice president for...more
Community Foundation of the Quincy Area Scholarships
Foundation: Community Foundation of the Quincy Area

The Community Foundation of the Quincy Area awarded over $7,000 in scholarships to ten students and one teacher recognition award. The funds will provide scholarships at an accredited...more
UK's Parliamentary Report on Philanthropy
Foundation: Rockefeller Foundation

The researchers of the Institute of Development studies that are working on Bellagio Initiative welcomed UK Parliament's International Development Committee report into private foundations. IDC...more
Asian Wealth Moves to Discretionary Management and ESG Investments

The Asset spoke with UBS' Mischa Eckart, managing director, investment platforms and solutions and head of client investment specialists Asia-Pacific, and Mario Knoepfel, director, sustainable...more


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Gates Foundation Pledges $50 Million to Fight Ebola Epidemic


Gates Foundation Pledges $50 Million to Fight Ebola Epidemic

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has pledged $50 million to support emergency efforts to contain the threat caused by Ebola in West Africa.


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